The same Snort ruleset developed for our NGIPS customers, immediately upon release – 30 days faster than
Priority response for False positives and rules
Snort Subscribers are encouraged to send false positives/negatives reports directly to Talos
for use in businesses, non-profit organizations, colleges and universities, government agencies,
consultancies, etc where Snort sensors are in use in a production or lab environment. This subscription
type does not include license to redistribute the Snort Subscriber Rule Set except as described in section
2.1 of the Snort Subscriber Rule Set License.
Sourcefire (now a part of Cisco), the creators of Snort, offers classroom and virtual instructor-led training
as well as on-demand and onsite training for Open Source Snort and Rule Writing Best Practices.
ISC2 Trusted CPE Provider
As a “Trusted CPE Provider” for (ISC)2, Cisco offers students holding certifications as a System Security
Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) the ability
to earn one Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit for each hour of education completed. To obtain
credit for virtual courses students should provide their SSCP or CISSP number.
For information and class schedule for the Securing Cisco Networks with Open Source Snort (SSFSNORT) course,
please see our web site:
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/learning_services/courses/security.html. Click "register now" to view
regions/time zones. You may register directly from the web site using a credit card, Cisco Learning Credits,
or purchase order (must be submitted +21 days before class).
All exams are handled by Pearson VUE. To register for a proctored SSFSNORT exam, please see Pearson VUE's
web site: http://home.pearsonvue.com/Home.aspx See "For
test takers" > "Test taker home" > key in Cisco Systems in the search field > click on "view exams"
in the menu to the right. The name of the SSFSNORT exam is "500-280." Please note that the exam is not
considered a certification.